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China Bee

31 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3907
+1 650-348-1889
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jan 2018
“Bee-n Enjoying for years”
15 Aug 2018
“I was NOT impressed with China Bee restaurant in San Mateo.”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
31 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3907
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

My 3 complaints about my lunch (fish in a black bean sauce) at China Bee: 1) Waitress should have brought the soup first so I could finish it; otherwise I had to drink the soup while the main dish got cold; 2) The tea was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed March 29, 2018

I was very disappointed with this restaurant. I chose my favorite dishes from Chinese cuisine hoping they would taste as good as in other places nearby. Chicken Chow Mein was not even half as good as I hoped it would be. The dish left a...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Acidov
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love the ZLB and the Spicy Beef Noodle Soup at this place. If you want a bit of Taiwanese food (Stinky Tofu, anyone?), I highly recommend China Bee!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank N7941SJpaull
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

At friends recommendation, we went there for lunch. The place was packed. We waited more than 30 minutes to be seated. We ordered fried tofu and oil stick. Both are good. We ordered bean soup, steamed Bau and beef tendon noodle. The beef tendon was...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank sunjoe075
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Usually fill of Chinese, this local, small restaurant has fantastic food. Be sure to get the stashed soup dumplings. They are worth the time all by themselves...noodle dishes are also excellent...you won't be disappointed

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank charliespal2
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Hard to find outside of the South Bay where the bulk of them seem to be. China bee is a nice find. Soy milk, dough fritters, beef noodles and other noodle dishes are great. Homely and family atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank SometimesFlyer
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Family run restaurant with not much atmosphere but quite good regional dishes. Service attentive and menu quite large, one side all Chinese the other side English. Dishes served hot and fresh from the kitchen as done.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank frequentraveler13
Reviewed August 15, 2015

This small, out of the way chinese restaurant is one of the best on the peninsula. The style is true 'home cooking', portions are good and the price reasonable. There is virtually no ambience, just good food. There steamed pork dumplings are fabulous. A true...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank charliespal2
Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

There aren't that many authentic Taiwanese restaurants on peninsula. China bee is one of the very few. Not all dishes are done well but for the ones that they do well, they are really good. Their pork and bean curd stir fry is really good....More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank MustLoveTruffle
Reviewed May 1, 2014

I am probably a bit biased about this place because I love fried stinky tofu with all my heart so I was over the moon when I had it. The beef noodle soup was decent, worth a try. Overall my experience was very good, no...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank I-Shun
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  • Address: 31 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-1889
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